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Edmond Dantès


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  EDMOND DANTES.

  THE SEQUEL TO

  ALEXANDER DUMAS'

  CELEBRATED NOVEL OF

  THE COUNT OF MONTE-CRISTO.

  AN ENTIRE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION.

  BY

  EDMUND FLAGG

  * * * * *

  "EDMOND DANTES," one of the greatest novels ever written, is the sequelto Alexander Dumas' world-renowned chef-d'oeuvre, "The Count ofMonte-Cristo," taking up the fascinating narrative where the latter endsand continuing it with marvellous power and absorbing interest. Everyword tells, and the number of unusually stirring incidents is legion,while the plot is phenomenal in its strength, merit and ingeniousness.The superb book deals with the exciting career of Edmond Dantes, whofirst figures as the Count of Monte-Cristo, and then as the Deputy fromMarseilles takes an active part in the French Revolution of 1848.Dramatic and graphic scenes abound, the reader finding startlingsurprises at every turn. Love, philanthropy, politics and bloodshed formthe staple of the novel and are handled with extraordinary skill.Besides the hero, Haydee, Mercedes, Valentine de Villefort, EugenieDanglars, Louise d'Armilly, Zuleika (Dantes' daughter), Benedetto,Lucien Debray, Albert de Morcerf, Beauchamp, Chateau-Renaud, Ali,Maximilian Morell, Giovanni Massetti, and Esperance (Dantes' son) figureprominently, while Lamartine, Ledru Rollin, Louis Blanc and hosts ofrevolutionary leaders are introduced. "EDMOND DANTES" will delight allwho read it.

  * * * * *

  NEW YORK:

  WM. L. ALLISON COMPANY

  PUBLISHERS.

  * * * * *

  COPYRIGHT:--1884.

  T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS.

  * * * * *

  EDMOND DANTES.

  AN ENTIRE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION.

  _"Edmond Dantes" the Sequel to Alexander Dumas' masterpiece, "The Countof Monte-Cristo," is a novel that will delight, entertain and instructall who read it. It has wonderful fascination, absorbing interest andrare merit, combined with remarkable power, amazing ingenuity andthorough originality. In it the narrative is taken up immediately at theclose of "The Count of Monte-Cristo," and continued in a style ofexceeding cleverness. There is a terrible volcanic tempest on theMediterranean, in which Monte-Cristo and Haydee are wrecked, a vividpicture of the French Revolution of 1848 is given and the love affair ofZuleika and Giovanni Massetti is recounted in a manner unsurpassed fornovelty and excitement. The central figure is Edmond Dantes, and abouthim are grouped Mercedes, Eugenie Danglars, Louise d'Armilly, Valentinede Villefort, Esperance (the son of Monte-Cristo), Benedetto, Albert deMorcerf, Maximilian Morrel, Ali and the other old friends of"Monte-Cristo" readers, as well as numerous political leaders famous inFrench history, namely, Lamartine, Ledru Rollin, Louis Blanc, ArmandMarrast, Flocon, Albert and others. Thiers, Guizot, Odillon Barrot,General Lamoriciere, General Bugeaud and other noted historicalcharacters are introduced, as well as Lucien Debray, Chateau-Renaud,Beauchamp, etc. No one can afford to miss the opportunity to read"Edmond Dantes," which is published only by T. B. Peterson & Brothers,who also issue the only correct, complete and unabridged editions of theother volumes of the great "Monte-Cristo" Series, namely, "The Count ofMonte-Cristo," "The Countess of Monte-Cristo," "The Wife ofMonte-Cristo, Haydee," and "The Son of Monte-Cristo, Esperance."_

 
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